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David Clifford Leads The Charge As Kerry Claim All-Ireland Minor Title In Style

David Clifford

David Clifford scored 4-04 as Kerry won the All-Ireland Minor Final, 6-17 to 1-08. Kerry are All-Ireland minor football champions for the fourth consecutive year after a dominant win over Derry at Croke Park. The Kingdom came to Jones’ Road as favourites, but Derry were quietly fancying their chances after impressing in their Ulster campaign and their semi-final win over Dublin …

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The Minor Hurling Team Of The Year Is Packed With Future Stars

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The All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship in 2017 was certainly a cracker. There were thrills and spills throughout, with several highlights from which to choose. Both semi-finals in Munster went to extra-time, as Clare edged Limerick and Cork needed a replay to see off Tipperary. Indeed, the second clash between the Rebels and the Premier drew over 8,000 spectators to Páirc …

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Former Donegal All-Ireland Winner Seeks Position Of Senior Football Manager

EirGrid Ulster GAA Under 21 Football Championship Quarter-Final, Healy Park, Omagh, Co. Tyrone 15/3/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Donegal manager Declan Bonner Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Following the resignation of Rory Gallagher after a bitterly disappointing 2017 championship, former All-Ireland winner and Donegal’s current under-21 manager, Declan Bonner has staked his claim for the position of senior football manager. Having told the Donegal Democrat earlier in the week that he had yet to decide on putting his name forward, Highland Radio, have now confirmed that Bonner …

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Cork Minors See Off Dublin At Croke Park To Reach All-Ireland Final

The 14 men of Cork had too much class for Dublin today in the All-Ireland minor semi-final in Croke Park. The young Rebels saw off the Dubs as Brian Turnbull proved to be the difference. The Douglas star had featured prominently in their Munster Championship victory, as they claimed the title after a replay win over Tipperary in the semi-final …

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Common Sense Prevails After Ludicrous Initial Decision On Cork Vs Tipperary Minor Replay


Cork and Tipperary played out a remarkable Munster Minor Hurling Championship semi-final clash in Semple Stadium on Thursday night, with extra-time unable to separate the great rivals. With the losers eliminated for the year, and the winners presented with two chances of reaching an All-Ireland semi-final, the stakes were certainly high, and the two sides played admirably, with the game …

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Galway Hurling To Vote On The County Joining Munster Championship

Galway Joe Canning

The Galway hurling community has been vocal in recent weeks about their continued exclusion from the Leinster underage hurling championships, as well as the refusal by the Leinster council to grant the side home games in the senior competition. The Tribesmen have been treated as second class citizens since joining the province in 2009, and there have been several calls …

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Galway Turning Up Heat On Leinster Council For Hurling Equality

Galway Joe Canning

Galway joined the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship in 2009, and have remained competitive in the competition since, winning the Bob O’Keeffe Cup in 2012. However, the Leinster Council refused their application for the minor and u21 teams to be included in the province. Being inserted straight into the All-Ireland quarter/semi-finals at these grades has been a detriment to the Tribesmen at …

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Offaly Hurling Turns To Nickey Brennan As They Plan For Future

Nickey Brennan Offaly Hurling

Offaly hurling is in dire straights at present. Despite a respectable showing in the championship after an opening-day hammering at the hands of Westmeath, there is not much to look forward to in the Faithful County. They are looking to find the right man to lead the county forward, and have former GAA president Nickey Brennan charged to select a …

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Meath Select McEntee As New Manager

Ballyboden St Enda's vs St Vincent's Ballyboden St Enda's manager Andy McEntee

2015/16 All-Ireland football club winning manager Andy McEntee was ratified tonight by the Meath County Board to succeed Mick O’Dowd as the Royal County’s new senior boss. McEntee, a back-to-back All-Ireland winner as a player in ’87 and ’88 for the Royals was appointed in a board meeting in Seneschalstown earlier this evening. The position was also officially contested by U21 manager Sean …

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Minor Football In Kilkenny Is No Laughing Matter

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Kilkenny were heavily defeated by Wexford in the Leinster minor football championship this weekend. The game ended on a scoreline of 17-20 to 0-0. Ref finally blows full time in Nowlan Pk Leinster minor football championship Wexford 17-20 Kilkenny 0-0 — Wexford GAA (@OfficialWexGAA) April 16, 2016 By all accounts this is a shocking scoreline and shouldn’t be happening, yet …

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The Issue In Wicklow Hurling Is Far From Minor

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The Wicklow minor hurlers have had their say on their recent heavy defeat to Meath in the Leinster championship. Three of their players have written an open letter in response to an article in their local newspaper regarding their performance. The players were unhappy with how they were compared with their football colleagues in Wicklow and felt that the comparison …

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Video: Tipperary Minor Aidan Buckley Shaves Beard For Charity

Aidan Buckley, a Tipperary minor footballer, rose to fame over the summer for his fantastic beard as he helped Tipperary on their run to the All-Ireland Minor Final. Along with Séamus Darby’s goal, the beard is up there with the most iconic images in the GAA. However, the beard is sadly no more, but all in the name of charity. Buckley’s mother …

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